Deccan Chronicle

Hues of Hummus

Hummus is having its moment under the sun even as May 13 is celebrated as International Hummus Day. A healthy dip, side dish or whatever else you want to call it hummus is as ubiquitous as it is loved. Tis is a Mediterranean dip made by blending chickpeas into a paste and is one of… Read More Hues of Hummus


Homemade Hummus with Lavash

The combination of hummus and lavash is a something that makes for a complete well balanced meal. And if they are both homemade, it adds to the health element too. I have made this many times in the past but posting for the first time. Hope you try it too – after all we have… Read More Homemade Hummus with Lavash


Paella and Risotto food festival at My Fortune, Bengaluru

The Spanish Paella The Italian Risotto An interesting food festival is underway in Bengaluru and it is to do with a staple – rice! My Fortune, Bengaluru is currently running its ode to the Mediterranean with the unique “Paella and Risotto” food festival. Sachin Talwar, Executive Chef, ITC My Fortune gave us a preview of the culinary… Read More Paella and Risotto food festival at My Fortune, Bengaluru


Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah

I was recently invited to be part of a media familiarization trip to Sharjah (yes the same venue that once hosted India and Pakistan cricket matches) to witness the Sharjah Light Festival by Sharjah Tourism and Air Arabia. Being a staunch vegetarian who does not eat eggs or mushrooms I was wondering what I would… Read More Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah